Asanta, Ashanta, Asamta, Ashamta: 13 definitions
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asanta : (adj.) non-existing; the wicked.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
aśānta (अशांत).—a (S) Unquiet, ruffled, tempestuous--mind, ocean, wind &c.: also unsubdued--lusts or passions. 2 That has not subdued or mortified his passions or affections; irascible, ambitious, covetous, sensual &c.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
aśānta (अशांत).—a Unquiet; covetous; unsubdued
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
1) Not quelled, violent, wild, restless, anxious; नास्ति बुद्धिरयुक्तस्य न चायुक्तस्य भावना (nāsti buddhirayuktasya na cāyuktasya bhāvanā)... अशान्तस्य कुतः सुखम् (aśāntasya kutaḥ sukham) Mb.
2) Not sacred, irreligious, profane.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) Restless, anxious, unresigned. E. a neg. śānta tranquil.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aśānta (अशान्त).—[adjective] unsubdued, mānasa u. in mind.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Aśānta (अशान्त):—[=a-śānta] mfn. unappeased, indomitable, violent, wild, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] restless, unresigned, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] unconsecrated, not sacred, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aśānta (अशान्त):—[a-śānta] (ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) a. Restless.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Aśānta (अशान्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Asaṃta.
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
1) Asaṃta (असंत) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Asat.
2) Asaṃta (असंत) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Aśānta.
3) Asaṃta (असंत) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Asattva.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Aśāṃta (ಅಶಾಂತ):—[adjective] not quiet; disquiet; calmless; agitating; restless; violent; wild.
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Aśāṃta (ಅಶಾಂತ):—[noun] a man with disquiet mind; a perturbed man.
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Āśāṃta (ಆಶಾಂತ):—[noun] the line where the sky seems to meet the earth; horizon.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Starts with: Asamtapta, Asantaka, Asantana, Asantanin, Asantasam, Asantasanta, Asantasi, Asantasin, Asantati, Ashamtamati, Ashamtate, Ashantagandhadhya, Ashantastava, Ashantata.
Ends with (+43): Abhyupashanta, Akasanta, Amritavasamta, Anupashanta, Anuvasamta, Apasanta, Aprashanta, Asantasanta, Atiprashanta, Avasanta, Basanta, Bhasanta, Chirabasanta, Dasanta, Dhiraprashanta, Dhirashanta, Divasamta, Dvadashanta, Ghasanta, Hasanta.
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